Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Friday, October 08, 2010

Internet child porn charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

10-08-10 Internet child porn charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

10-08-10 Internet child porn charges; Overnight Felony arrests of note

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   Arrested: Guy L. Tanaka, 46, Boise

   Charges:10 counts of Possession of Sexually Exploitive Materials (F)

   Boise Police arrested the suspect yesterday (October 7th) at approximately 5:00 p.m. after serving a search warrant at his residence on the 700 block of Bacon Drive in Boise. The search warrant comes after Boise Police received a tip from the Internet Crimes Against Children task force indicating illegal materials had been downloaded at the address. Officers recovered thousands of images depicting illegal activity from computers at the residence. Officers do not have evidence at this time indicating any of the victims depicted in the material are local. The investigation into this case continues. No further information is available at this time. 

ABOUT THE IDAHO CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN TASK FORCE

The Idaho Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force is a statewide coalition of local, state and federal law enforcement and prosecution agencies, focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals who use the Internet to criminally exploit children. Internet crimes against children are, primarily, crimes of sexual exploitation of children. These crimes include distribution of child pornography and using the Internet to target children for sexual abuse.The Idaho ICAC Task Force is committed to protecting Idaho's children through community education and by identifying, arresting and prosecuting those who commit Internet crimes against children.

You can help in the fight against child exploitation by reporting information that you think would be useful. You can contact ICAC through the National CyberTipline at the link above or by calling, toll free 1-800-843-5678. The information you provide will be forwarded to the appropriate ICAC law enforcement agencies in Idaho

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Release Prepared By:

Charles McClure
Boise Police Public Information